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. nathaniel jackson was pronounced dead early this morning hours after being gunned down outside this convenience store thursday night in the austin neighborhood. this death marks of 500 homicides in chicago this year a number we have not seen since 2008. community activists holmes was following last night's deadly attack, one of 400 he's responded to this year. holmes like many others has praised superintendent gary mccarthy's initiative to refocus police efforts in high crime areas today he called the homicide unacceptable saying: overall the homicide rate is up 15% from last year a statistic that does not sit well with many chicagoans. it's very dangerous. if i'm not going to verse, i go in my house, i don't go out anymore i don't do anything. . new york mayor michael bloomberg talking about the city's statistics on homicides rates is about to hit a record low this year the lowest number they have seen in 18 years. it has tripled the population of the city of chicago. the last inmates at the super max have been moved out the closure will save money demonstrators protest to t
forces can have a beautiful side. the storm generated this end-to-end rainbow as it passed near jackson, mississippi. let's get to alexandra steele. >> the legs on this thing are insane. certainly one for the record books. on the snow side and on the severe side, mobile, two tornadoes, one yesterday and then one five days before that. it was the greatest christmas day tornado outbreak on the records, for the record books since records have been kept. in denver, the first white christmas in three years. dallas, the 4 inches of snow. last time that happened, 1926. in little rock, 9 inches. last time they had any measurable snow of that nature was in 1926. must have been a snowy year that year. here's the big picture. the good news, the severe has moved east out of mobile and out of birmingham, out of atlanta. it is pushing east to the 95 corridor, even east of that. the areas impacted today with a potential for tornadoes, really the eastern carolinas, from raleigh down through jacksonville. and believe it or not, even tampa, potentially. but it doesn't look like the threat will be nearly
, chicago. >>> coming up in the next hour i'll talk with reverend jesse jackson about the ongoing problem of gun violence in chicago and important ways to solve it. yesterday carol costello interviewed the president of the nra david keene. >> i'll tell you who i'd like to have indicted and prosecuted, the people in chicago, the criminals in chicago who made that one of the most violent cities in maeshlamerica. in chicago there's less chance that you'll be prosecuted under federal firearms laws than in almost any major city in this country and that's a crime. >> reverend jackson knows that city very well so of course we'll get his response to that, that's coming up in about 90 minutes. >>> shifting gears now, by now you've heard all about the finger pointing over the fiscal cliff, it's happening all day, both sides blame each other for the lack of progress and today, top congressional leaders will head to the white house for a meeting with president obama, trying to strike a deal with just four days to go. getting lost in the rhetoric are everyday americans like my next guest, she says was
of jackson a difficult one to say the least. it added up to a chaotic christmas day for a good chunk of the country. >> oh my god look, that's a tornado. oh, wow. >> reporter: skies over mobile, alabama, turned ominous as the storms approached. residents ran for cover as it touched down. >> we stepped out and you could see it doing its thing and then it came behind the church. >> i prayed to god as loud as i cou could, i was praying for my safety and i knew the truck was shaking. i prayed that the truck stayed put and god would protect me and the ones in walgreens. >> reporter: tornado sirens blaired. >> it's right there. >> reporter: many grabbed cameras to catch what appeared to be a funnel cloud forming. >> we have to hurry and get past this. >> reporter: the winds knocked out electricity to more than 20,000 people across the state, damage was widespread, more than 30 reports of tornadoes from texas to alabama. the day got off to a rough start in oklahoma, more than 20 weeks were involved in an early morning accident that shut down interstate 40 joust outside oklahoma city. texas
painting technique, what artist earned the nickname "jack the dripper"? jackson pollock, salvador dali, jasper johns, marcel duchamp. >> i believe it was jackson pollock. a--final answer. meredith: it is jackson pollock. [cheers and applause] all right, let's hope for a bigs dollar amount behind this question. whatever it is, we'll take it. oh, my goodness. >> yes! yes! meredith: $15,000. $37,200. nicely played, john. >> [whimpers] meredith: 8 away from a million. "foreign leaders" is the category. in the 1950s and '60s, what asian country had a president who was affectionately referred to by his citizens as "uncle ho"? japan, india, vietnam, china. >> i believe this refers to ho chi minh, and i believe the answer would be c--vietnam. meredith: final? >> yeah. final answer. meredith: yeah, you're sticking around-- [cheers and applause] how much money is behind this question? $500. >> all right. it's all good. meredith: $47,700. we're gonna be back with more "millionaire" ri[ man ] when you want to give your immune system some support try new airborne hot soothing mix! with zinc, echina
thin ice of jackson lake. then one after another those who tried to save him fell in. >> it turned in to a disaster. a panic. people falling in. people trying to save him then trying to save themselves. >> give me the rope from under the seat now. >> reporter: that's the voice of michelle's husband. >> i undid the rope. threw it out. it's a 25-foot rope but seven feet short. at that point we noticed this guy didn't know how to swim. we observed him go under three times. >> call 911 right now. >> reporter: more people went on the that fragile ice including children. then another rope attempt. another one in and then the man who tries to save him as well. inner tubes and sleds. finally -- >> get it. come on. go! >> reporter: rope to pull them to shore. >> in southern california, it just doesn't get cold enough for anybody to be out on ties. they are very fortunate everybody came out alive. very hard to watch. >> moving on to some entertainment news. "the hobbitt" continues to rule them all at the box office. the lord of the rings people earned $32.9 million this weekend making at any
in community policing, you are not a snitch. it became a year heavy in politics. congressman jesse jackson jr. resigned from his seat after being a no show for months treated for bipolar disorder all the while investigators looked into his use of campaign funds despite all that he won reelection but the political focus was on the presidential campaign. president obama reelected after what seemed like never-ending campaigns. the bears may have started out strong but fans quickly became less hopeful. overall 2012 had its ups and downs. home sales are up more than 30% from one year ago as 2012 wraps up you cannot help but ask, what is next? when 2013 rolls around. >> i want to give a big thank- you to mike d. angelo who put the story together. still to come tonight on wgn news at night, put all the layers if you are going out tonight is going to get really really cold. droid dna augmentation initiated. vision expanding to a 5-inch 1080p hd display and camera. touch acquiring nfc. hearing evolving with beats audio. wireless charging activated. introducing droid dna by htc. it's not an upgrade
. wasn't all bad.. check out s incredible shot.. folks in jackson mississippi got a e sky and this >>> the weather was dreary in most of the u.s. yesterday but it wasn't all bad. check this incredible shot. folks in jackson, mississippi, got a glimpse of blue sky and this beautiful rainbow yesterday. it just looks perfect. you can see thick white clouds rushing by. this is a time lapse video. forecasters expect it to be drier today and tomorrow. but they predict rain could pop up again friday. but you get wonderful video like this. >> it's unusual, too, because camera lenses, it's rare to get the entire arc of a rainbow in a single shot so that's extraordinary. the weather outside was frightful, but inside here it's delightful. >> that's like a pot of gold rainbow. there was a cool rainbow that formed on sunday after the rain showers there over the bay bridge. it was neat. right now we have more rain heading our way so cross your fingers maybe we'll see a rainbow later on today. but the storm showers continue throughout much of the afternoon in fact. it looks like for now
marc jackson as he explains why. and prior to this sunday matt leinart was the backup. now prior is the bump. what? i'll explain coming up in sports, promise. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, at sandy hook elementary. those who died were remembed today. a dozen people ed in the cold for t >>> it's been two weeks since 26 lives why taken at sandy hook elementary and those who died were remembered today. a dozen people gathered in the cold for this service. >>> if you need hope we have the story. like most of our students rising above this teenager is growing up without his parents. but wendy tokuda shows us he is getting plenty of love and guidance. >> reporter: you have to watch tony tarvaris very closely on the court to notice anything different about him. >> he is one of the top scorers in the league. he is one of the better defensive players i haved. >> reporter: he does it playing with only one hand. >> tony is one of the best basketball players i have ever coached. >> i want to show people just because they have a disability, they can do anything they further their heart to or overco
approve the keystone pipeline. an exclusive report in "the new york post" says she, lisa jackson, resigned in protest. the president previously rejected the plans for the pipeline. but jackson said he could approve the plan as soon as march or april. a spokesman for jackson said she resigned for new challenges and reports based on anything else are entirely false. >>brian: 12 minutes after the top of the hour on this wednesday. don't tell this guy al qaeda is on its heels. terrorists put a massive bounty on a u.s. ambassador's head. >>brian: markets are reacting last night. we'll go to stuart varney to see if europe's response is indicative of what the u.s. response will be on the market today. as stuart swag tkpwers in for the -- as stuart swaggers in for the new [ male announcer ] coughequence™ #8. waking the baby. [ coughs ] [ baby crying ] ♪ [ male announcer ] robitussin® liquid formula soothes your throat on contact and the active ingredient relieves your cough. robitussin®. don't suffer the coughequences™. >>brian: overseas stock markets seem to be breathing a sigh of relief
" and after that another hobbit movie, it will be a "hobbit" trilogy. >> peter jackson is just really churning them out. >> will tolken wrote a lot of books and he's jackson is turning them out one another. there's some in the tolkien community wonder if there's too much hobbit. he stretched one book to three movies. i don't know if you saw the first one. >> three movies that will make a lot of money. >> the first is almost three hours long. >> were they all shot at the same time like other movies? >> all pretty much shot at the same time. there's still work to do on the other two post production stuff but peter jackson has the last "hobbit" movie and second pretty much all done on his computer. just doing post production stuff. >> and shooting it in his native new zealand. >> it's a boon for the economy. >> wonderful setting. there's going to be a "star trek" film coming out? >> why not. j.j. abrams, people thought he couldn't do it, casting young actors, schatner and kirk and spock, younger guys playing the roles and it was a huge hit, coming down with original story "star trek: into darknes
an unexplained departure. lisa jackson, the epa administrator, announces she will be leaving her post next month. heather: and it's a cornerstone of a healthy diet. but the price of milk could see a major hike. because of a truman era farm bill in the fiscal cliff. we will explain coming up next. greg: i love milk. also, politics and the lives of orphans. banning u.s. families from adopting russian children from and what it might mean for the future of parents everywhere who want to adopt children overseas really? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms, plus it relieves your runny nose. [ breathes deeply ] awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is. that's the cold truth! ♪ i don't wanna be right [ record scratch ] what?! it's not bad for you. it just tastes that way. [ female announcer ] honey nut cheerios cereal -- heart-healthy, whole grain oats. you can't go wrong loving it. heather: welcome back. epa administrator lisa jackson up and down after four years on the job. her tenure has been marked by controversy. including a high-profile fight with republicans over t
jackson was pronounced dead just after midnight. three hours after he was shot in the head. his death pushed chicago homicide rate to 500. today that is the talk of the town. >> it is crazy. i think these people are going out of their mind. the need to do something about >> this is only the second time this decade that the homicide rate has hit 500. there were 512 in 2008. the number dropped in recent years. earlier this you're the police superintendent shook up the department to target high crime areas. some feel that is having an effect. >> mccarthy noted recently that overall crime is down by 12 percent. the milestone murder number of 500 as many wary about chicagos national reputation as well as their own safety. >> i do not feel safe at all. i was dodging bullets growing up. maybe next year police will try harder against. >> the mayor's office called the milestone tragic and unfortunate. a reminder of the damage caused by illegal guns and gangs. >> the year to date total actually stands at 499 with one death investigation still pending classification. a warning for residen
weather. check out this rainbow bell spotted near jackson, mississippi. if you concede that white clouds rushing by in this time lapse video. forecasters expect it to be a little drier here today and tomorrow. they do predict rain that could pop up again on friday. to >> richmond is looking at pretty good rain that is falling. just south of pinole we do have wet weather. also heading to the south bay we do see a fourth half moon bay. it is also near palo alto. we do have rain falling in this is generally moving from the northwest into the southeast. as you look at some of the conditions we are looking at not widespread showers but a little bit scattered mount hamilton is picking up a little bit of a winter remakes. they have freezing rain mixing. there are showers that will decrease by tamara. it will be dry and fairly pleasant. showers to arise for friday we're looking for milder conditions for your new year's day. >> 49 degrees in san francisco. napa is sitting at 38 degrees. here is your satellite radar picture. you can see that all of this blue is showing that all the snow that fell
a race for congress. jesse jackson jr. of illinois was re-elected even though he was absent for months due to mental health issues and under federal investigation for misusing congressional resources. weeks after the election he resigned. prolife republican congressman of tennessee had urged his pregnant mistress to get an abortion a decade ago. he denied the woman was pregnant or had an abortion, and he was re-elected by 12 points. >>> number five, lybor pants on fire. even if you've never heard of lybor, it probably has a big impact on your finances. the interest rates on mortgages, student loans and credit cards are determined, in part, by the rate at which banks borrow from each other, called lybor. barclays paid nearly half a million dollars for manipulating these important interest rates. and the investigations at other banks are still ongoing. the sheer scale of it is huge. it makes american financial crook bernie madoff, who made off with billions, look like a skidrow pickpocket. >>> number four, big trouble in communist china. everybody thought one of the most powerful politic
academic credentials. but what could be more scandalous than the world of politics? jesse jackson jr. goes mia for several months, it's later discovered he's receiving treatment for bipolar depression. federal authorities are looking into whether jackson jr. was skimming campaign funds to remodel his house. the congressman later resigned. a beleaguered gsa accused of wasting your tax dollars, this worker raps about how he dreams of being the commissioner and wasting the government's money on cash bonuses to his fellow bureaucrats. >> today's vote may make for good political theater in the minds of some, but it is at base both a crass effort and a grave disservice to the american people. >> reporter: and for the first time in history, a sitting attorney general held in contempt by congress after refusing to release more documents into the botched operation fast and furious. the obama administration coming under even more scrutiny over a september 11th terror attack at the u.s. consulate in bicep ghazi that killed -- benghazi that killed the u.s. ambassador and three other americans. u.s. am
jackson. she's the 18th president of rensular polytech nique institute in troy, new york. this is the oldest institute in the united states and it's my great pleasure to announce her. >> good afternoon. you know there's a significant transformation under way globally in the way we make predictions, make products, make connections and ultimately make progress or not. the transformation i'm speaking of is being driven of course by the extraordinarily rapid expansion and availability of data from multiple sources and ever more powerful analytical and computational capacity that is generating yet new information. let me begin quickly with a vignette that may be a harbinger of things to come. as superstorm sandy, i'm sure you know a lot about it, was beginning to gather steam in the caribbean, five days before it slammed into new jersey and new york, u.s. forecasters were predicting a monster storm but uncertain of its path. by most indications this unusually powerful and complex form would graze the coast but move back out into the north atlantic. however there were steady re
hartsfield-jackson airport we're noting a number of delays. at least 600 flights are delayed this morning. travelers need to have a lot of patience as though make their way home. gregg: they do indeed. elizabeth, thanks. those tornados she just mentioned only part of what is happening there. major snow in parts of oklahoma where white-knuckled drivers were describing already dangerous conditions on the road from a storm that is not over yet. >> just really bad. i don't advise going south. it was slick. i don't care to go back through it. i seen about, oh, right at a dozen wrecks. one was overturned. they had an ambulance there. several people off in the ditch. >> coming out of the lake in some of the higher elevations there was a lot of ice and snow. it was pretty treacherous for a while. gregg: maria molina is live in the fox extreme weather center. hi, maria. >> hi, gregg. that's right. this storm system is not over yet unfortunately, producing those tornadoes on christmas day. we're looking at more tornado doughs chaos part of the carolines. strong risk by the predict sun center unusua
the words of sherman, reading the words of grant, or stonewall jackson or the words of robert e. lee many of these emotions that i was feeling at the time. so it almost became hypnotic. there were so many hours you can watch so i didn't watch anymore for another week. then the next week i think i watched at least two of those tapes and sometimes three. i was mezmorized by the whole thing. >> did it impact the decisions you were make something >> not directly but it certainly attuned my brain to once again the horrors of war and this is human life you're dealing with. this is not moving military symbols around a map. it became very much of an emotional experience as well as a business experience, if you want to call it that. >> another thing you say in the book that had an impact on you is seeing the broadway show "ben franklin in paris." why? >> i volunteered to go to vietnam, it was an advisory effort, it was not leading u.s. combat troops. a lot of people told me i was crazy. what are you doing this for? there is no career enhancement for you going over there and advising them and that
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